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Last week's post was on how we converted a small bedroom in our home into a DIY Walk-In Closet.
This week, I thought I'd expand on that topic and share my favourite space-saving closet organizers and closet organization ideas from our home and the rest of the internet!
1. Drawer Organizers
Does your underwear drawer look like the aftermath of a Victoria's Secret clearance sale? Mine did, until I got drawer organizers to arrange my undergarments into separate compartments. You'll have to take my word for it, since posting a picture of my actual underwear online is probably over-sharing...
Magicfly Bra, Underwear, Socks Drawer Organizer - set of 4 ($13.55).
If you're looking for a little less compartmentalization, these drawer organizers allow for more organizational freedom. They're great for storing things like folded shirts, so that they stand on end, à la Marie Kondo:
Soydnee Drawer Organizer Bins - set of 6 ($13.79).
2. Drawer Dividers
Rapturous Adjustable Drawer Dividers - set of 3 ($23.99).
Adjustable drawer dividers make keeping your drawers tidy a lot easier. And, they're so versatile, you can use them in just about any room in the house!
You may recall me going on about these in my post on kitchen drawer organization:
Our kitchen drawer dividers are from IKEA, but you can get adjustable drawer dividers that fit most drawers (both in the kitchen and the bedroom closet):
Dial Industries Adjustable Drawer Dividers - set of 2 ($15.99).
Rapturous Adjustable Drawer Dividers - set of 3 ($23.99).
These adjustable, grid-style drawer dividers can be cut to size to fit most drawers; they can then be assembled to create compartments of varying sizes:
ShineMe Plastic Grid Drawer Dividers - set of 8 ($9.99).
3. Shelf Dividers
If you're looking for a way to store folded clothes on open shelving so that they don't devolve into a disorderly pile, shelf dividers are the way to go!
Evelots Wire Shelf Dividers - set of 8 ($34.99).
4. Hanging Organizers
If you're short on drawer space and want to incorporate some storage for folded clothes in your closet, hanging organizers are a great solution. You might recall, we use these in my son's closet to store his folded pants and shorts.
SimpleHouseware Hanging Closet Organizer ($12.87).
Storage Works Hanging Closet Organizer With Drawer ($25.99).
If your hanging closet space is limited, these space-saving hangers can hold up to 10 shirts vertically, on one hanger:
House Day Space Saver Hangers - set of 4 ($12.99).
Here's a similar solution for pants that allows you to easily remove just one pair at a time, and comes with a non-slip coating to prevent pants from sliding off:
Whitmor Swing Arm Slip-Free Space-Saving Pants Organizer ($9.98).
And, for skirts:
ZOBER Space Saving Skirt Hangers - set of 3 ($17.99).
If you need more hanging space in your single rod closet, this closet extender/hanging closet rod will double your storage space:
Whitmor Double Closet Rod ($10.92).
This wall-mounted folding rack is a great solution for temporary clothing storage and display.
Stock Your Home Folding Clothes Hanger Wall Mounted Retractable Clothes Rack ($14.99).
You can use it to set out your clothes for the next day or week (a massive time saver in the mornings)!
Or, it can be used to hang clothes that are destined for the dry cleaner.
5. Accessory Organizers
We maximize closet space by using space-saving hanging organizers for our belts and ties.
Interdesign Closet Organizer Rack For Belts, Ties ($11.80).
TINKSKY Rotating Tie, Belt, Scarf Hangers - set of 3 ($7.99).
If you're looking for something more high-tech (this may just be the sort of gimmick you need to get your husband to put his ties back where they belong): Primode Motorized Tie Rack ($29.99).
Looking for a space-saving solution for jewelry storage? This dual-sided jewelry organizer can be hung on a hanger and occupies only one shirt's width in your closet:
Realdios Dual-Sided Hanging Closet Jewelry Organizer ($7.68).
Need something more extensive? This over-the-door jewelry cabinet can either be wall-mounted or hung on your closet door. The door also serves as a full-length mirror.
SONGMICS Wall/Door Mounted Lockable Jewelry Cabinet ($127.99).
6. Shoe Organizers
If you can spare some room on the closet floor, this is a great place for shoe racks. I'm a big fan of storing as many shoes as possible in our walk-in closet. Better there than piling up in the front entry! Keep an eye out for next week's post on how to maintain a clutter-free entryway!
AmazonBasics 9-Pair Shoe Rack ($24.99).
If floor space isn't available, think vertically! This shoe organizer can be hung in your closet and doesn't take up a lot of space.
Whitmor Hanging Shoe Closet Organizer ($7.00).
And, why not take advantage of that unused space on the inside of the closet door?
AmazonBasics Over-the-Door Shoe Organizer ($9.07).
In our home, we use over-the-door shoe organizers for everything other than shoes!
In my son's room, it used to be easy-access onesie storage and now houses his undershirts and thermal underwear:
In my husband's closet, it stores hats, sunglasses and belts:
Other clever uses for over-the-door shoe organizers include:
Storage for hairstyling tools in a bathroom with limited storage.
To store cleaning supplies in a closet or laundry room.
There you have it! My favourite space-saving closet organizer ideas from our home and beyond!
What are your favourite closet organization tricks? Let me know in the comments below!
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